Tagged with Roger Compton

Good News as CWR appoint Roger Compton and extend ebooks range

CONGRATULATIONS TO CWR on their recent appointment of Roger Compton as their UK Retail Merchandiser for dated, seasonal and core titles — and congratulations to Roger himself, too, of course! In a Trade Announcement posted in the Christian Authors, Booksellers and Publishers facebook group last week (Wednesday 26th October), Eddie Olliffe wrote: CWR is pleased to inform … Continue reading

Applause for Marston: Who Gets Your Vote?

Andrew Lacey from GLO has left a glowing (you may groan) report about Marston Christian Books on the Feedback page, and I find myself agreeing: prompt replies to queries, prompt order processing and despatch, efficient returns processing. Congratulations to all concerned. One ongoing frustration from my point of view, however: Marston are still not using batch.co.uk for … Continue reading

Making Life Complicated

OK, I admit it: I’m confused. Completely baffled, in fact. By Scripture Union’s “New Sales Plan”, which does away with their trade representation via STL and gives us in its place a multi-layered and convoluted system administered directly by Scripture Union themselves. I have the plan before me as I type and I appreciate its … Continue reading

Fishing Poles

The other day I was wandering along the Thames Path with a friend — who happens to work with Wycliffe Bible Translators — and we came across a sign I couldn’t read. “It’s ‘No Fishing’ in Polish,” my friend explained, “We have a fair-sized immigrant community around here.” How ironic, I thought, that the fishing … Continue reading